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China to Stop Using Organ Transplants from Executed Prisoners

China, which uses capital punishment more than any other country, says it will soon stop transplanting organs from executed prisoners. State media on Thursday reported the controversial practice would be "comprehensively" terminated by the beginning of next month. China has one of the world's lowest organ donation rates and has long made up for the shortage by using organs from death row inmates. The organ harvesting program has serious ethical concerns and has been the...

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